Tuesday

Matchstick Oil Rig


Retired oil rig worker, David Reynolds, has spent the last fifteen years painstakingly recreating a half-ton model of the Brent Bravo oil rig in his living room. Four million matchsticks later, he's got got quite the showpiece. From the Telegraph UK. Thanks Austin!

4 comments:

  1. Thats just simply amazing. Really. Imagine devoting spare time over 15 years to do something like this. Imagine the sense of achievement and closure after you finished.

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  2. Rolley - I know, right? What an incredible thing to do. Thanks for the comment.

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  3. Wow. That's impressive, but do you think maybe you had too much time on your hands? I mean, we could use somebody like you in the government, or at an American car company or any place where attention to detail and pride in worksmanship have been sorely lacking over the last 15 years or so.

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  4. Uh, again, I did not make this thing. I simply posted about it.

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